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Aaron Rodgers Criticizes Packers Fan Who Screamed "MUSLIMS SUCK!" During Moment Of Silence

Morons at Lambeau Field interrupted yesterday’s league-mandated moment of silence for Paris terrorism victims with all manner of ejaculations, including “MUSLIMS SUCK!” (We isolated a crowd-level audio feed of the moment in the above video.) Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers addressed the remark in his postgame presser, and the result is one of the more thoughtful reactions seen from an NFL star in a long time:

“It’s that kind of prejudicial ideology that puts us in the position that we’re in today as a world” is the sort of statement spokespeople for national insurance brands generally shy away from, so good for Rodgers saying it.


Of course, showing any kind of mercy toward Muslims is cause for a conservative backlash, and Rodgers is getting it.